Why the Bills were wise to make Tre’Davious White the NFL’s richest cornerback September 5th, 2020, SIS Featured Before the 2017 season, and after five years with the Bills, cornerback Stephon Gilmore signed a five-year, $65 million deal with the Patriots that has turned out to be quite a bargain in retrospect. Gilmore, the 2019 Defensive Player of the Year, is the best cornerback in the business — especially in man coverage, but he’s also lockdown when playing zone, and when he moves inside to the slot. The loss of a player of Gilmore’s caliber would be a major hit to most defenses, but the Bills had a plan in place. They selected Tre’Davious White with the 27th overall pick in the 2017 draft out of LSU, and watched as White became just as effective a defender as Gilmore had become. Click here to read the rest of the article on usatoday.com.